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Melanie is married with four children. She is 31 years old and lives in Panta-on, Ozamiz City, Philippines. Melanie is a farmer who cultivates bananas and gardens to earn a living. She has been doing this for 5 years and every month she earns 4,000 PHP from this work. She has requested a loan of 7,000 PHP to purchase manure to use as fertilizer. Melanie has been a member of GDMPC since 2012. Her hope for the future is to improve their living situation.

Additional Information


Gata Daku Multi-Purpose Cooperative (GDMPC) was founded in 1992 by 32 farmer-members to empower people by providing livelihood opportunities and other support services. Today, it has over 15,000 members located in upland, lowland and coastal regions of the Philippines, and offers credit, savings, education, and various social services.

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  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1170
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,443,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 40.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Melanie to purchase manure to use as fertilizer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 17, 2013
Jan 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013